Accession Number : AD0741190

Title :   Instability of an Elastic Material.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : LEHIGH UNIV BETHLEHEM PA CENTER FOR THE APPLICATION OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Sawyers,K. N. ; Rivlin,R. S.

Report Date : MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : Conditions are derived which are necessary for stability of incompressible elastic materials. These are obtained by considering the speeds of small-amplitude plane waves superposed on a finitely deformed state of the material. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ELASTIC PROPERTIES, *MATERIALS), STABILITY, DEFORMATION, PROPAGATION, MECHANICAL WAVES, EQUATIONS OF MOTION

Subject Categories : Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE